I started this course with 707 followers on Twitter. As of April 26, I have 790 followers. That’s 83 new “friends” — pretty neat, I think. Thanks, Prof. Grygiel, for helping me realize that the underscore in my original handle was clunky (haleyannn_). Changing my handle is one of the many techniques I utilized to […]Read more "Ebb and grow: Twitter influence analysis"
Influence: At the beginning of our Social Media Theory & Practice course, I had 1,130 followers on Twitter. I thought this to be a decent amount, although I’d had the account and used it on and off since 2009, meaning I’d only gained a rough average of around 141 followers per year. In the three […]Read more "Influence & Social Media: A Semester’s Growth"
Twitter, up until recently, was more of any annoying tool utilized by my journalism professors to teach me about the ever changing media market. Now, it’s a platform where I express ideas, obtain information and promote my own personal brand. My semester has cumlinated into the blossoming of my social media presence. I now know […]Read more "Personal Growth & Influence: My Semester With Social Media"
My average goals at the start of each semester have not usually been to increase my follower growth on Twitter. Up until taking this course, I had lost my touch with Twitter and lacked the ambition to increase my network, specifically on my professional Twitter account. Since starting COM 344, my growth has increased from […]Read more "My Benchmark Influence Analysis"
Ok, lets be honest. When I was told on the first day of class to record how many followers I had on Twitter, not only was I surprised to see I was following the second highest amount of people (462), I was amazed to see that I had one of the highest number of followers […]Read more "My Unexpected the Power to Influence"